Cubs Headlines: Roster Moves, News, Notes and Rumors from the Holiday Weekend

The Cubs were rather busy leading up to Christmas with four roster moves and officially adding David Ross to the roster. The Cubs newest catcher discussed the team, his role and Jon Lester the following morning on MLB Network Radio. Unfortunately the biggest news of the weekend concerned Starlin Castro as he was tied to […]


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Starlin Castro Cleared of Direct Involvement with Shooting in Dominican Republic

Starlin Castro is reportedly not under investigation and has been cleared of direct involvement with a shooting at a night club in the Dominican Republic that occurred late Friday night/early Saturday morning. A report Saturday afternoon from Enrique Rojas indicated Castro had been arrested for questioning in his involvement in a shooting that injured six […]


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Starlin Castro Voluntarily Spoke with Authorities about Night Club Shooting in Dominican Republic

Updated 2:25pm CST – Paul Sullivan spoke with Paul Kinzer, Starlin Castro’s agent, and the Cubs’ shortstop was not involved in the incident or detained for questioning. According to the report from the Tribune, Starlin Castro “went to the police station to make sure they knew he was not involved.” A video exists that shows […]


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Position Player Projections for the 2015 Chicago Cubs

Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro will lead what has a chance to be an exciting lineup when the season starts. Rizzo and Castro are the two staples of a young roster as Theo Epstein pointed out early this off-season. The Cubs new hitting coaches, John Mallee and Eric Hinske are in charge of cutting down […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs Are Contenders Now? And Other News and Rumors

It’s been quite the off-season already for the team that finished with a 73-89 record but went 28-27 over the last two months of the season with Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro missing significant time. The front office brought in Joe Maddon to call the shots, made changes to the coaching staff that would seem […]


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Cubs See Potential for More Power from Starlin Castro

Starlin Castro had a very good year at the plate and in the field. As Theo Epstein pointed out at the end of the season, Castro is one of the two staples in the Cubs lineup going into next season. The Cubs’ plans for 2015 include Castro at shortstop, a three-time All-Star that is only […]


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Rambling While the Cubs Future Takes Shape

Well, I guess there is only one thing to say at a time like this … Hello again, everybody! It is great to be back. Unfortunately, life gets in the way sometimes, but as this life starts to get back to normal, I felt it was time to get back to what I do, and […]


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The Daily CCO: David Ross Humbled by All the Interest and Cubs News and Rumors

The Cubs are one of at least four teams that are interested in signing veteran catcher David Ross. The Red Sox, Braves and Padres are also in the mix for the 37-year old backstop. Ross turns 38 on March 19 and could be looking at a two-year contract. According to Nick Cafardo, most of Ross’ […]


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Report: Cubs Telling Teams Starlin Castro is Not Available

Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer have been consistent since last July when the front office acquired Addison Russell from Oakland that Starlin Castro was the Cubs shortstop moving forward. The front office expects Starlin Castro to be at shortstop with the Cubs take on the Cardinals on Opening Night. And according to Jon Heyman, the […]


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Kris Bryant on the Cover of Baseball America’s Prospect Handbook and News from the Cubs Farm

The 2015 Prospect Handbook does not hit the stands for a couple of months, but Baseball America released an image of the 2015 cover on Friday. And it features the Cubs’ Kris Bryant. Kris Bryant was Baseball America’s Minor League Player of the Year for 2014 after dominating at the Double-A and Triple-A levels. So […]


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